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UGC released List of recommended Major/Minor Research Projects in Humanities & Social Science


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In an important notification dated 5 March 2013, UGC released the list of recommended Major/Minor Research Projects in Humanities & Social Science. A total of 564 projects were selected of which 480 were Major Projects and 84 Minor Projects.

A total of 26 candidates from Political Science, 6 from Public Admisitration, 1 from Human Rights, 6 from Law, 2 for Women Studies, 8 for Social Work, 15 for Education, 15 for Sanskrit, 1 for Buddhism, 5 for Philosophy, 21 for English, 2 for Linguistics, 23 for Hindi, 16 for Marathi, 3 for Arabic, 13 for Urdu, 3 for Gujarati, 26 for Economics, 2 for Rural Development, 28 for History, 1 for Archaeology, 79 for Commerce, 65 for Management, 4 for Tourism, 4 for Library and Information Science, 4 for Mass Communication, 12 for Physical Education, 5 for Psychology, 2 for Music, 5 for Fine Arts, 5 for Defence Studies, 1 for Malayalam, 23 for Tamil, 6 for Kannada, 20 for Sociology, 1 for Oriya, 8 for Telugu, 2 for Assamese, 3 for Bengali, 6 for Punjabi, and 2 for Tribal Studies were selected for Major Project.

However, for Minor Project, 3 candidates were selected for Law, 1 for Social Work, 3 for Education, 3 for Sanskrit, 4 for Philosophy, 10 for English, 6 for Hindi, 1 for Economics, 1 for Gujarati, 8 for Economics, 1 for Rural Development, 5 for History, 8 for Commerce, 15 for Management, 1 for Tourism, 3 for Library and Information Science, 4 for Mass Communication, 1 for Physical Education, 1 for Psychology, 1 for Malayalam, 1 for Kannada, 2 for Sociology, and 1 for Bengali were shortlisted.

The Research Funding Council of UGC promotes research in Universities and colleges teachers across varied disciplines to promote excellence in research in higher education. The quantum of assistance for a Major research project in Humanities, Social Science, Languages, Literature, Arts, Law and allied disciplines was Rs 12 lakh and for Minor Research Project was Rs 1.50 lakh.

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By:meena kumari m | On:15-DEC-2014 19:04:56

I applied for minor research project 2014. Pls tell me when approved list announcin

By:vineeta diwan | On:21-SEP-2014 22:28:59

I wish to enroll myself for minor research project in English literature . I have done M.A M.Phil in English and recently submitted my PH.d in English titled Glimpses of India in the works of Rohinton Mistry . Kindly give me detailed information in this context .

By:ganta himabindu | On:05-AUG-2014 17:55:30

i have completed my M.A(economcs) in the year 1997 and now i want to pursue the research work .can you please give the information regarding the schemes that govt.of India is funding

By:RAMNIKLAL G BHUVA | On:20-JUL-2013 11:31:32

junaghadh bansidhar society-1 girgrajmain road

By:RAVIN SAMDARSI | On:09-JUN-2013 15:44:28

in bihar the ugc is ruining its resources in the name of minor research projrcts.90% projects are mere translation.funds released for contigency expenditure is being pocketed by the teacher and nothing is returned to the college or varsity.though the rule says that books and apparatus purchaged are to be deposited. thank u.

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